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Fishing Weight: CM.1893-2008

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Description

A hexagonal lead fishing weight with a suspension loop.

Notes

History note: Bought as a part of a group for £100

Measurements and weight

Height: 20 mm

Find spot

  • Torksey, Lincolnshire

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2008-11-24) by Taylor, Geoffrey

Dating

Medieval
500 - 1499

Components of the work

Object composed of lead Weight 50.27 g
Base Width 22 mm

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1893-2008
Primary reference Number: 183999
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 May 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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